The student-run newspaper of Westridge School for Girls, Spyglass strives to build community and evoke empathy through the medium of journalism. Comprised of passionate student writers, editors, designers, managers, and leaders, Spyglass is dedicated to ethical reporting that amplifies our unique voices to inform, entertain, and forge connection in the Westridge community and beyond.

Spyglass

The student-run newspaper of Westridge School for Girls, Spyglass strives to build community and evoke empathy through the medium of journalism. Comprised of passionate student writers, editors, designers, managers, and leaders, Spyglass is dedicated to ethical reporting that amplifies our unique voices to inform, entertain, and forge connection in the Westridge community and beyond.

Spyglass

The student-run newspaper of Westridge School for Girls, Spyglass strives to build community and evoke empathy through the medium of journalism. Comprised of passionate student writers, editors, designers, managers, and leaders, Spyglass is dedicated to ethical reporting that amplifies our unique voices to inform, entertain, and forge connection in the Westridge community and beyond.

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Spyglass’ humor and satire section
HBD to the PSL: The Pumpkin Spice Latte Turns 20

HBD to the PSL: The Pumpkin Spice Latte Turns 20

Reed D. November 13, 2023

Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Latte, the iconic autumnal drink that has spawned a whole pumpkin spice industry, turns 20 this year, and I can’t imagine fall without it. If not for Starbucks dropping the...

Laufey’s album, Everything I Know About Love (PC: Laufey’s website)

Song of the Edition: “Fragile” by Laufey

Jessica S. November 13, 2023

About The Song Released August 26, 2022 by Icelandic-Chinese singer-songwriter Laufey, the album Everything I Know About Love includes 16 songs. One of these songs is “Fragile,” which explores the...

We Found the Hidden Meaning in Surgere Tentamus

We Found the Hidden Meaning in Surgere Tentamus

Sylvie S-J November 13, 2023

Convocation has passed, and already I miss the sound of ritualized trauma as seniors physically detain fourth graders and serenade them with the melodious strains of Surgere. My three minutes of glory—under...

My sister wrote the recipe in one of my art journals, and being young and very protective at the time, I ripped out half of it. Credit: Aceley P. 27

Recipe of the Edition: Earl Gray Cupcakes

Aceley P. November 13, 2023

I’ve never considered baking a hobby, and I partially blame my sister. Growing up, we would argue in the kitchen, screaming at each other after she refused to let me stir or taste something. To scare...

Here at Spyglass, we’ve been coming up with some personal headlines to narrate our daily lives. (PC: Kristin C.)

10 Headlines for the First Month of School

Kristin C. October 2, 2023

  Some highlights include:    “Girl Eats All the Brie at Spyglass Retreat, Feels Guilty” Arden R. ’25   “New Upper School Student Realizes 10PM Is Not, in Fact, Considered...

Remi Wolf’s Juno (deluxe) album.

Song of the Edition: ‘Liz’ by Remi Wolf

Genevieve W. October 1, 2023

Recently, I stumbled across a video made by one of my favorite singers, Remi Wolf. It was a short documentary about how she made one of her hit songs, “Liz”. It appeared as a single, then as the third...

Funny Halloween Costume Inspo for 2023

Funny Halloween Costume Inspo for 2023

Ariana E. October 1, 2023

  We are more than halfway done with 2023 and less than a month away from Halloween. What’s a better way to celebrate the spooky season than finding inspiration for funny Halloween costumes for...

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2 Recipes for the Spring Season: Raspberry Squares and Lemon Sherbet

Genevieve W. April 23, 2023

Last week, I found a collection of recipes in an old notebook given to my parents on their wedding day. My grandma told my mother about how she had collected them over the course of a few decades. While...

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